Notes on Frege on rules of inference

Abstract

1. There is only one rule of inference, modus ponens. This is true both in the presentations of Begriffsschrift and Grundgesetze. There are other ways of making transitions between propositions in proofs, but these are never labeled by Frege “rules of inference.” These pertain to scope of quantification, parsing of formulas, introduction of definitions, conventions for the use and replacement of the various letters, and certain structural reorganizations, ; cf. the list in Gg §48

Links

PhilArchive



    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 74,466

External links

  • This entry has no external links. Add one.
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

  • Only published works are available at libraries.

Similar books and articles

Analytics

Added to PP
2009-01-28

Downloads
1,038 (#6,545)

6 months
1 (#417,143)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Author's Profile

Robert May
University of California, Davis

Citations of this work

No citations found.

Add more citations

References found in this work

No references found.

Add more references